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Data Scientist

A good fit if you like: Intellectual Curiosity Working with Numbers Writing & Communication

As a Data Scientist, you’ll use data to explain what happens around you, make predictions, and help organizations make better decisions. You’ll develop models and incorporate advanced programming to find and analyze raw data. You’ll use probability, statistics, mathematics, and computer science to make predictions and use tools like like R and Python to help visualize it.

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Salary Range

Entry-Level: $95,000
Intermediate: $110,000
Senior: $145,000

*Sourced from LinkedIn & Glassdoor

Job Postings

National: 35,442
Florida: 1,343

*Sourced from Lightcast, period July 2021 – June 2022

Common Job Titles

Data Scientist Data Scientist I Data Scientist II

Skills Needed

Python Machine Learning SQL Data Analysis Predictive Models Artificial Intelligence


IBM Data Science Certificate

Getting Started with Rstudio

Mastering Data Analysis with Pandas

Mining Quality Prediction Using Machine & Deep learning

Simple Linear Regression for the Absolute Beginner

Transforming Data in R

Publication-Ready Tables in R

Importing Data into R

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